Citrix XenServer Security Update (CTX229057)

Published: 2017-10-25 02:32:33
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
A security vulnerability has been identified in Citrix XenServer that may allow a malicious administrator of a guest VM to compromise the host. - CVE-2017-15597: pin count / page reference race in grant table code

Affected Versions:
XenServer versions 7.2, 7.1, 7.0, 6.5

Recommendations:
Apply the hotfix referenced in the advisory.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15597

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2017-15597

References:

https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX229057

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.0
Published
2017-10-25
Modified
2018-10-19
Category
Citrix Xenserver Local Security Checks

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